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From the Collection of Melbourne Legacy 293 Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria

Description
Black and white photo x 4 of a tram painted to promote to Legacy's 75th Anniversary.
Object Registration
01812
Keywords
legacy promotion, tram, 75th anniversary
Historical information
Photo of a white tram painted to celebrate 75 years of Legacy work. As well as the 75 Legacy logo, it says "Legacy - Helps the families of our departed Veterans" and "75 years on ... Legacy still caring. 1923-1998". Photos show people posing before boarding for a ride. The photo with 4 women includes Joan Miller, who was a valuable staff member as well as being a Legacy widow. Another photo shows widows and handicapped dependents posing, the lady on the top step is Margaret Anderson.
The tram is possibly parked near the Shrine. Other photos show there were speeches and refreshments held in a marquee and a ribbon being cut be Legacy President Tom Butcher and Robin Cooper the Victorian Minister for Transport.
When Made
1998
Significance
A record of a way to promote Legacy during the anniversary in 1998.
Last updated
23 May 2020 at 11:44AM